The Raveness was born Siân Lavinia Anaïs Florencia Valeriana, a native of Shakespeare country who after becoming smitten with her distinct, prominent Warwickshire accent became acclaimed by eager auditors at just turned age sixteen-years as “a ground breaking performance poet,” predestined for one growing in the legacy of William Shakespeare to name but a few. This praise for her pre-eminent potion of diverse avant-garde spoken word, music and sound effects developed in childhood was subsequent to an introductory single – A coffin for a bed (2002) - released under - The Raveness - a sobriquet given to her that now remains her pseudonym. Two years waved the autodidact writer, musician and historian amidst the villainy of psychosomatic terror and farther coerce from a formal diagnosis of an absinthe addict, an alcoholic who had acquired a taste solely for the green fairy. At age seventeen, she released the equally highly successful self-titled - The Raveness - EP (2004) - in the same year that she was terrorised out of higher education and chose the path of an antiquarian to fund her future, today still ongoing naturally in book selling. This record unveiled the partially-deaf Valeriana as an autodidact composer of keys, a specialist harpsichordist (from virginal to double harpsichord). Never receiving any classical training and inventing an exhilarating approach to the genre. Daringly still and always world renowned for over a decade as the original artist pioneering with her signature distorted combination of harpsichord and organ, depicting the claviorganum in heavy resonance presented in the nostalgic essence of a gramophone. By nineteen-years old battling with cancer, valiantly she self-published the repeat sell-out book of poetry – Lavinia: Volume one (2006) - a collection of verse written from as early as age six tastefully asserting others of the consequences caused by the diabolical vileness of domestic, emotional, psychological, sexual violence and mental illness that she has for over two decades been exposed to married to keep the books mood contented with varying historical verse, the book being authored with her shortened birth name. After a plethora of singles and extended-plays the attention shy artist released her first full length feature – Of blood and absinthe (originally recorded between 2002 and 2012). This release saw her now sober and returning to frolicking with absinthe but as percussion constructed of the spirit, sugar, spoon and glass – an additional first for anyone – coining the recording of the prologue, emerald blood a poem scribbled in her diary at fourteen and its popularity has become one of the many reasons for her independent success.